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No-Bake Birthday Cake Truffles

No bake birthday cake truffles are a fun treat to make for birthday parties! Each bite is filled with cake flavor and sprinkles.

Course Dessert
Keyword Birthday Cake Truffles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 30 truffles

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (62 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (188 g) yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (113 g or 1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup rainbow sprinkles
  • 3 cups (16 oz) white chocolate melting wafers or candy melts
  • Rainbow nonpareils small round sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Pasteurize flour: Place flour in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for about 1 minute and 15 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until the flour reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees F. This method will kill any bacteria. Let flour cool to room temperature.
  2. In a food processor¹, combine flour yellow cake mix, sugar, butter and vanilla extract. Blend until a firm dough forms and there are no lumps left.

  3. Remove dough from food processor and into a medium bowl. With a large spoon stir in rainbow sprinkles. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on a large baking sheet covered with wax paper. Place dough balls in freezer for 10 minutes.
  4. While dough is chilling, melt white chocolate in a double boiler², or in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring each time. (See tips for melting chocolate here.) Dip truffle balls in melted white chocolate using toothpicks or a fork. Return to wax paper and immediately sprinkle the tops with rainbow nonpareils.
  5. Let truffles coating harden in the fridge for 20 minutes. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Recipe Notes

¹ A hand mixer may be used in place of a food processor.

² Learn more about double boilers and why to use them here.